American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Falling Ice, Fall on Ice, New Hampshire, Crawford Notch

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  • Publication Year: 1984

FALLING ICE, FALL ON ICE

New Hampshire, Crawford Notch

In February, 1983, Jeffrey Watoski (23) was climbing in Crawford Notch when he was hit by a falling piece of ice, causing him to fall 50 meters. He broke a leg and was rescued by the New Hampshire Mountain Rescue Service. (Source: Rick Wilcox, New Hampshire Mountain Rescue Service)

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